Agricultural Resources Center Pesticide Education Project Records, 1971-2000

(Manuscript Collection #905)

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  • Box 1
    • CFSA Field Days 1986-1993
    • NCAMP National Forums 1984-1983
    • NCAMP Board Packets 1985-1990
  • Box 2
    • NCAMP Board 1990-1995
  • Box 3
    • Press Clippings 1986 – 94
    • CCNC 1984 – 96
    • Going Wild 1990 – 97
    • Pesticide Action Network (PAN) 1997
  • Box 4
    • Financial Statements 1992 – 94; some 1995
  • Box 5
    • Rurual Advancement Fund (RAF)
    • NC Section 18 exemptions
    • Medfly 1993
    • EPA Pesticide Re-regulation Rejection Rate Aanalysis
  • Box 6
    • Herbicides & National Forests 1988
    • EMF Reports
    • 1987 Farm Chemicals Handbook
    • Beneath the Bottom Line: Economic Impacts of Reduced Chemical Usage
  • Box 7
    • Financial Statements 1992 – 95
    • Phone Logs 1991 – 98
    • Forum grant files (1987 – 94): Z. Smith Reynolds, Public Welfare Fdn, Ruth Mott, Coalition for Human Needs, Apple, Triangle Comm. Fdn., Kellogg, JS Noyes Fdn
  • Box 8
    • Everyone’s Backyard 1990 –96
    • Alternative Ag Newsletter 1989 – 97
    • Center for Policy Alternatives 1990 –93
    • Biotech Info
    • Farmland Preservation (NC and Orange County)
    • Negligible Risk (NCAMP)
    • Farmers Markets
  • Box 9
    • Biotech
    • NC GERB
  • Box 10
    • Gorgas Community spraying
    • Present-use value
    • Erick Umstead
    • Hazardous waste
  • Box 11
    • NOSB
    • Public Housing
    • NC Agriculture
  • Box 12
    • NCSU Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
    • 1981 – Misc. files
    • NC Pesticide Board 1993 – 94
  • Box 13
    • Journal of Alternative Ag
    • LSC-CRY NC
    • Nebraska Groundwater Fdn – The Aquifer
    • NC Clearinghouse – Environmental Bulletin
    • Parents for Pesticide Alternatives
    • NYCAP News
    • Progressive Farmer
    • USDA/ERS Farmline
    • WRRI News
    • Dispute 1995
    • Bob Jones lawsuit
    • CEFS - NCSU
    • Environmental Caucus
    • Misc. articles: sustainable agriculture (sust. ag.)
    • Mailing lists/contacts directories
    • Recognition of Pesticide Poisonings (EPA 1989)
    • NC Pesticide Complaints survey (N. McIntyre)
    • NDSB 1994
  • Box 14
    • Pesticide Reform/Sust. Ag 1993
    • National Dialogue for Sust. Ag. 1994-5
    • NC Envtl Management Commission (EMC) – Groundwater 1993
    • Don Hornstein (UNC law)
  • Box 15
    • NCAMP 1993-95
    • Environmental Federation of NC (EFNC) 1993
    • Misc files 1996 & 97
  • Box 16
    • H. Ray Meads lawsuit
    • Legal Matters
    • Dioxin
    • NC Pesticide violations survey (early 1980s) – N. Barnhardt
    • ARC History: ARC Virginia
    • Adopt-a-Chemical
    • FIFRA – local pre-emption
    • Beyond Pesticides Incident reports
    • IPM/Sust. Ag. Workshop Dec. 1994
    • Women’s conference: breast cancer, Raleigh 1995
    • Beyond Pesticides 1995
  • Box 17
    • Dennis Avery
    • HB 1102 Pesticide Trust Fund
    • Sustainable Development Consensus Conference 1995
    • DEHNR Howes 1993
    • Pesticides in Children’s Food (Nat’l Academy of Sciences)
    • Ellen Cash project (Winston-Salem)
    • Martha Whittinghill – Chapel Hill public housing
    • NCSU Crop Science (spring 1993)
    • ARC/RAF 1986
    • Mt. Olive pickle boycott
    • Orange county ag. Summit
  • Box 18
    • EPA – environmental health threats 1996
    • Groundwater & Agrichemicals 1989
    • NC Nonprofit Network 1997
    • NC Environmental Indicators (DEHNR) 1995
    • NC Clean Water Fund – Paw Creek 1994
    • The Green Shalom Guide: Toxics Reduction 1995
    • American Agribusiness Summit 1994
    • Manual of Horticulture Arts: compost
    • Franklin Cty. Solid Waste composting (T. Glendenning)
    • Sust. Ag. Summit (NC A & T) 1995
    • Cost of producing milk on Grade ‘A’ farms 1987
    • Pesticides & Health in the Southeast 1992
    • Pay to Spray (Envtl Working Group)
    • Hazardous Exports (customs)
    • Mothers & Others (NRDC)
    • Into the Sunlight (Methyl Bromide – ozone)
    • Guide to NC Environmental Groups 1990
    • Bruce Ames 20/20 background info
    • Bhopal: No Place to Run
    • NC Legislative Research Commission: Pest Control 1989
    • Choices for the Heartland: Biotech & Family Farms
    • Birth defects
    • Pesticides & the Consumer (EPA 1987)
    • Journal of Freshwater 1988
    • 1990 Farm Bill (groundwater)
    • Safer products 1989
    • “Attack” natural pest controls (Reuter)
    • Misc. articles 1989
    • EPA Strategic plan: Ag. Chemicals in Groundwater 1987
    • Iowa Groundwater protection strategy 1987
    • Danger Down Under: Groundwater in NC 1989
    • Chemical Sensitivity (NC Dept of Health) 1989
    • EPA Non-occupational pesticide exposure study 1990
    • Neurotoxicity US OTA 1990
  • Box 19
    • Organic Farming: Searching for the O-word (Org. Farming Research Fdn), M. Lipson
    • EPA Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Annual Report 1994
    • Farmer to Farmer: Pesticide Reduction Strategies 1995
    • Whole Farm Planning at Work: Success Stories of 10 Farmers (MN)
    • Sustainable Ag. Research & Education (SARE) 1998
    • Pesticide Safety Training Manual for Farmworkers (Quandt/Arcury) UNC-CH 1998
    • Reuben Hernandez, Graham & Swain Cty. NC 1997
    • The Network Guide (NCAMP) 1986
    • Fertilizing on the Brink (Nat’l Wildlife Fed.)
    • The Case for a Chlorine Phase-out (Greenpeace)
    • Pesticide Residues in Ready-to-Eat Fruits & Vegetables (Envtl Working Group)
    • Pesticides: Better Data Can Improve Usefulness of EPA’s Benefits Assessments. General Accounting Office (GAO) 1991
    • Drawn with the wind: Toxic air emissions Across NC (NC Envtl Defense Fund) 1989
    • Trouble Downstream: a citizen’s guide to surface water protection in NC (Clean Water Fund NC) 1990
    • The World’s leading seed & biotech companies Vol. II 1990
    • Who Owns NC? (Inst. for Southern Studies) 1986
    • A new technological era for American ag. (OTA) 1992
    • Understanding the true cost of food (Inst. for Alt. Ag.) 1991
    • NY Atty. General: Brief on Pesticide Notification Law 1988, and NY Farm Bureau: Respondent’s Memorandum on Law 1988
    • GAO Reports: 1990 Alternative Ag: Federal Incentives & Farmers’ Opinions; 1992 Pesticides: Adulterated Imported Foods are Reaching US Grocery Shelves; 1992 Pesticides: Comparison of US & Mexican Pesticide Standards & Enforcement; 1994 Pesticides: Options to Achieve a Single Regulatory Standard
    • National Home & Garden Pesticide use survey (Research Triangle Institute) 1992
    • Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution (EPA) 1992.
    • Paying the Farm Bill (World Resources Inst.) 1991
    • The Big Three's Prime Cut (Prariefire Rural Action) 1990
    • Drinking Water: Community Action Guide (Concern) 1986
    • NCSU AE: Private Pesticide applicator recertification manual
    • Sust. ag. VA Conference 1987
    • USDA Returns to corn pest management practices 1983
    • Inst. for Alt. Ag. Symposium 1984
    • Drinking Water Safety (Blue Ridge Press) 1982
    • The Pesticide Review (USDA) 1987
    • The Farm Pesticide Industry (USDA) 1983
    • Pesticide Use on Selected crops (USDA) 1977-80
    • Transnational Corporations in the Fertilizer Industry (UN) 1982
    • License to Kill: EPA's special review program (CongressWatch/Public Citizen) 1988
    • It’s Not all sunshine & fresh air (Center for Rural Affairs) 1984
    • The Guide to Envt’l Orgs in NC (NCCPPR) 1983
    • Integrated Pest Mgmt (Council on Envtl Quality) 1979
    • NC’s Threatened Agriculture (Report to governor) 1986
    • Uncertain Harvest: Report on NC Agriculture (RAF) 1985
    • How to protect your child against pesticides in food (Mothers & Others/NRDC) 1989
    • Harvesting our Choices: Study of the VA food system 1984
    • National study of hospitalized pesticide poisonings 1974 – 76 (EPA)
    • Pesticides in groundwater database (EPA) 1988
    • Summary of Kepone study results (VA Water Control Board) 1987
    • Intolerable Risk: Pesticides in our children’s food (NRDC) 1989
  • Box 20
    • 9 GAO Reports 1986-1991 on pesticide and sustainable ag. topics
    • Dioxin and human health effects; 1984
    • The Debate about Risk (EPA Journal) 1991
    • Field manual for characterizing spray from small aircraft (NCSU) 1984
    • Methods for sampling and assessing deposits of insecticide sprays released over forests (USDA) 1978
    • Regulating Pesticides in Texas (UT Austin) 1984
    • Pesticide Safety for Texas (UT Austin) 1984
    • Our Promised Land (Southern Exposure) 1973
    • EPA issues data requirements for pesticides (1984)
    • Present & Potential Impacts of Toxic Substances on Municipal Groundwater Resources in NC (WRRI) 1983
    • Survey of potential population exposures to chemical contaminants present in unprotected surface water supplies in NC. (WRRI) 1984
    • National Water Summary 1986: Hydrologic events and groundwater quality (USGS).
    • Consolidated list of products whose consumption and/or sale have been banned, withdrawn, severely restricted or not approved by governments (UN) 1988.
    • Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisonings (EPA) 1982
    • Defining the Toxic Threat: Controlling Pesticides & Industrial Waste (World Watch) 1987
    • A Better Mousetrap: Improving Pest Management for Ag (World Resources Inst.) 1985
    • The Necessary Catastrophe (Organic Gardening) 1993-4
    • Acres USA catalog 1995
    • Carolina Bio Ag Inc
    • Bozeman Biotech BBT Catalog 1992
    • Gardeners Supply 1995
    • Beneficial Insect Company 1990-93
    • Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America (CA EPA) 1994
    • Guide to NC's Environmental Groups (UNC SPH) 1996 – 97
    • An Economic Analysis of Small Farms: What lies ahead in NC (NC A&T) 1982
    • Environmental Hazards in Your School (EPA) 1990
    • Toxics in the Community (EPA) 1990
    • General Guidelines for Land Treatment of Sludge (King) 1983
    • Monitoring Pesticides in Fish Tissue (NC DEHNR DWQ) 1986
  • Box 21
    • NC Organic Certification Committee (NC SAWG/CFSA)
    • Editorial cartoons
    • Umstead v. Graham – deposition of John Smith (files and video)
    • National campaign for sust. ag. 1995
    • Formation of Beyond Pesticides – call to action
    • Pesticides in Schools (NCAP) 1994
    • Surfree Foundation 1991
    • Biotech Working group
    • NC Draft Groundwater Management Plan 1993
    • Groundwater study 1996 – comments
    • Published groundwater study 1997
    • Draft state management plan 1994: Interim report March 93; Field materials, surveys, reporting; Interim report May 1993
    • Pesticide Groundwater contamination (EPA) 1981, 92
    • GAO Report: EPA Could do more… 1991
  • Box 22
    • State Regulation of Pesticides (NC Insight/NCCPPR) 1994
    • ARC documents 1991 – 95
    • Poison Poles press conference Raleigh 2000
    • Voices for Pesticide Reform report 1996
    • Poison Poles 1997 report & utilities survey
    • ARC brochures
    • NC Community Shares
    • ARC History 1986 – 88
    • Gorgas coverage: Independent Weekly 1987
  • Box 23
    • Uw'harrie National Forest Improvement Plan – Garlon 1995
    • ARC Program info 1989
    • NC Pesticide statistics 1987
    • Golf Courses: Orange, Chatham & Brunswick Counties
    • EPA Pesticide Exemption negotiating committee (FIFRA Sect. 18) 1984
    • USAF Dare County Bomb Range 1988 – Garlon
  • Box 24
    • Orange county watershed
  • Box 25
    • DOL Field Sanitation standards 1984
    • NC Pesticide Bill 1995
    • Rogers grievance (Gorgas) 1987
    • Gorgas – media coverage
    • VIDEOS: UFW “Wrath of Grapes,” NC NOW 2/25/97 Interview with Allen Spalt – pesticides in groundwater, Open NET 2/18/97 NC Pesticide Board, WRAL - Pesticides in Greenville Schools, “Planting Seeds of Hope” 10/1991, and “Seeds of Survival”
    • AUDIO TAPES: Chlordane coverage, Gorgas coverage (NPR)
  • Box 26
    • Public radio/TV
    • ARC recommendations
    • ARC Founding – NC Ctr for Pesticide Reform 1986 – 87
    • Al McSurely – Plowshare Center, Carrboro
    • Correspondence: Allen Spalt & Erick Umstead
    • Contacts: P. Porterfield, S. Laird (Dursban)
    • Kellogg Sustainable ag. Conference, Durham 1993
    • RIGHT OF WAY SPRAYING: Memorandum of Agreement – public utilities 1998, Dept of Transportation – Roadsides
  • Box 27
    • News clippings 1995 - 97
  • Box 28
    • Misc. right-of-way files
    • Grant reports 1992 –93
    • H. Ray Meads case
    • Farmworkers & health care
    • NC SAWG
    • NC Ag cost-share program
  • Box 29
    • NC Pesticide Section and NC Structural Pest Control board, 1995 – 97
  • Box 30
    • NC Legislature 1994 – 98
    • Legislative Fact Sheets
    • CCNC Pesticide Project 1989
  • Box 31
    • ARC Raleigh
    • Raleigh (Erick Umstead)
    • Farmworkers; Raymundo Hernandez (farmworker who died)
    • Bruce Ames
    • Cooperating organizations
    • ARC Work calendars: 1987. 1991-94.
  • Box 32
    • ARC Raleigh
    • NC Pesticide Board
    • Chatham County
    • Gorgas, legislation
  • Box 33
    • ARC Raleigh
    • Individual and incident case files: Jim Lewis, Brownie Van Dorp, Janet Orselli, etc
  • Box 34
    • ARC Raleigh
    • Groundwater; Aldicarb; H. Ray Meades (major aerial case)
  • Box 35
    • Pesticide Board, 1989-1992
    • SLN's (Special Local Need permits under FIFRA Section 24(c); chemigation
    • PAN
  • Box 36
    • 1986-1989, Correspondence/foundations/grant/financial
  • Box 37
    • Farmworkers
    • Section 18 Emergency Exemptions Negotiated Rule making
  • Box 38
    • Finances, etc., 1989-1993
    • Workplace fundraising (SECC/Community Shares/EFNC)
    • ZSRF, Jesse Smith Noyes, etc.
  • Box 39
    • Hazardous Waste/Chatham county
    • Aldicarb
    • Chlordane
    • Pesticide Board, 1987.
  • Box 40
    • 1985-93: General Assembly/Pesticide Study Committee (AS member)
  • Box 41
    • Biotech, 1988-93
  • Box 42
    • Workplace Fundraising ca. 1986; SECC; Weaver Street Market; NCAMP.
  • Box 43
    • Finances, 1990-1991
    • Former grants: ZSRF/MRBF/WAJF
  • Box 44
    • FIFRA: 1983-1986
    • SECC/EFNC
  • Box 45
    • University Lake Watershed (Orange county): Amberly/watershed issues, 1985-90.
  • Box 46
    • TCA: Tri County alliance against Hazardous Waste
    • Records of precursor grassroots organization, Chatham, Lee & Randolph counties, in which Allen Spalt got experience that led directly to work with Rural Advancement Fund and ARC/PESTed. 1970s.
  • Box 47
    • Pesticides (Publications)

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